This book will...
Serve as a solid attempt to unveil the truth in the aspiring black doctor's journey.
Aims to dispel the insidious belief, imported by majority social order, that all are created and treated equal in career pursuit.
Boldly expose the hindrances that serve as barriers to success for Americans who choose to embark on a career as a medical or health research professional in America.
Provoke thought and planning, increase awareness and sound decision making for the road ahead, and empower the action of your sound efforts as you begin to embody your dreams.
Dr. Ericka V. Hylick
Dr. Ericka V. Hylick, is a native of Albany, GA and currently practices as a registered pharmacist in the pharmaceutical industry space. She holds an undergraduate degree in Biology from Fort Valley State University (2003), a diploma in Pharmacy Technology from Albany Technical College (2007), and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2011), all of which carried graduation with honors.
Postgraduation, Dr. Hylick matriculated through pharmaceutical residency and fellowship training at Howard University Hospital (2012), Eli Lilly and Company Visiting Scientist Fellowship Program (2013) and Children’s National Health System (2014) before entering full time clinical practice. Her career reach extends into many areas of the profession including, but not limited to, inpatient and community settings, academia, specialty pharmacy and pharmaceutical industry. Ericka’s passion resides in narrowing the gap for minorities to enter and attain success in the field of pharmacy by demystifying the process and providing guidance to those seeking direction.
At present, Dr. Hylick resides in the Atlanta, GA, area with her incredible daughter, Savannah Grace. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her loved ones.